holiday shopping

Credit Fraud
5:01 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Holiday Shoppers May Hit Snags As Banks Try To Curb Fraud

File photo.
Michael Kappel Flickr

Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 4:58 pm

An unprecedented rash of credit card fraud in one corner of the Northwest is forcing banks to put limits on card purchases – just in time for the busiest shopping season of the year.

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Northwest Retailer Revision
6:04 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Northwest Retailer Coldwater Creek Hopes Makeover Will Pay Off

The Coldwater Creek store in Kennewick, Wash.
Credit Anna King

This holiday shopping season, women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek is trying to make it back into the black. The Sandpoint, Idaho-based company known for its distinctively Northwest style has had years of declining sales. The company's new strategy comes straight from the pages of the catalogs that made it famous.

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Holiday Shopping
5:31 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

How Much Will Holiday Shoppers Spend In '13?

Northwest economists predict holiday shoppers will spend less this year.

Originally published on Fri November 1, 2013 3:14 pm

 Put away those goblins and ghosts and bust out the elves. In stores, the winter holidays are already here.

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